Monday, March 17, 2008

In the "No sh*t...." department

Here's the latest from Sen. Joe Lieberman ("CT for meeeee!" Party-CT):
Friday, Lieberman said he will attend the Republican National Convention this summer, "if Senator McCain thinks it will be helpful to be there in some capacity."

Lieberman is co-chairman of McCain's campaign in Connecticut with U.S. Rep. Christopher Shays, R-Bridgeport.

"I am not going to attend the Democratic Convention for obvious reasons," Lieberman said.
But of course. "[O]bvious reasons." Why didn't Joe say something about this in Oct.-Nov. of 2006, I wonder. Oh, right. He wanted to get elected....

(h/t to ThinkProgress)


At 6:52 PM, Blogger Bartbuster said...

Lieberman is a disgrace. The Dems should return the favor and kick his ass out when they no longer need him after the 2008 election.

At 8:06 PM, Blogger Arne Langsetmo said...

They should strip his committee posts and boot him now.

I mean, how bad do you have to be to get booted? I understand "majority" concerns, but isn't there a time when principle demands taking a stand no matter the price?!?


At 10:08 PM, Blogger Maximus said...

The most obvious reason is that they most likely won't issue him credentials!

At 5:57 AM, Blogger Arne Langsetmo said...

[Maximus]: The most obvious reason is that they most likely won't issue him credentials!

... whereas the Republicans will. Guess those nasty Dems are no longer the "big tent" party, eh? :-)


At 11:56 AM, Blogger Bartbuster said...

I hate to say it, but I think majority concerns trump principle. There is no sense in handing the rightwingnuts an edge when you know they wouldn't do the same for you.

At 1:02 PM, Blogger Arne Langsetmo said...

We'll have to agree to disagree on this one, Bartbuster.



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